Mary is a nurturer and developer of talent. Using her signature style of leadership, she brings out the best in her staff, which is why they are so successful at tackling some of the most interesting, meaningful, and challenging problems facing our state.

At PSC, Mary serves as executive director of Michigan Saves, a multimillion-dollar nonprofit organization managed by the firm whose mission is to stimulate and support investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy systems in homes, businesses, and public buildings. Whether she is serving the board of directors, designing new offerings, facilitating strategic planning discussions, managing financials, or fundraising, Mary works hard to achieve mission-aligned results through cooperation and collaboration.

Prior to joining PSC, she served in several high-level executive roles with international companies, including R.L. Polk & Company and the SAS Institute. Mary is also a founding member and vice president of the board of directors for a nonprofit called Advancing Women in Energy, and, in 2016, she was appointed by the governor to serve on the board of the Michigan Women’s Commission.

Email: mtempleton@publicsectorconsultants.com

A Little More…

Education: BS in Business from Wayne State University and an MBA from Eastern Michigan University

With PSC since: September 2010

PSC superpower: Leading and empowering teams to achieve ambitious and meaningful results

Favorite part of working at PSC: Making a difference in Michigan by solving big problems

Why Michigan? Its playground of lakes and forests are some of the most beautiful in the world